Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Reading List for Teens

Fiction
Book Cover Title
Image of Ash book cover Ash
Malinda Lo
Image of Blue boy book cover Blue boy
Rakesh Satyal
Image of Hold still book cover Hold still
Nina LaCour
Image of How beautiful the ordinary: twelve stories of identity book cover How beautiful the ordinary: twelve stories of identity
edited by Michael Cart
Image of Jumpstart the world book cover Jumpstart the world
Catherine Ryan Hyde
Image of King of the screwups book cover King of the screwups
K.L. Going
Image of A love story starring my dead best friend book cover A love story starring my dead best friend
Emily Horner
Image of The Mariposa Club book cover The Mariposa Club
Rigoberto González
Image of Punkzilla book cover Punkzilla
Adam Rapp
Image of Rage: a love story book cover Rage: a love story
Julie Anne Peters
Image of Say the word book cover Say the word
Jeannine Garsee
Image of Scars book cover Scars
Cheryl Rainfield
Image of Sprout: or my salad days, when I was green in judgement* book cover Sprout: or my salad days, when I was green in judgement*
Dale Peck
Image of The vast fields of ordinary book cover The vast fields of ordinary
Nick Burd
Image of Will Grayson, Will Grayson book cover Will Grayson, Will Grayson
John Green & David Levithan
Non-Fiction
Book Cover Title
Image of Kicked out book cover Kicked out
Sassafras Lowrey
Image of Let's get this straight: the ultimate handbook for youth with LGBTQ parents book cover Let's get this straight: the ultimate handbook for youth with LGBTQ parents
Tina Fakhrid-Deen
Image of The meaning of Matthew: my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed book cover The meaning of Matthew: my son's murder in Laramie, and a world transformed
Judy Shepard
Image of Smash the church, smash the state!: the early years of gay liberation book cover Smash the church, smash the state!: the early years of gay liberation
Tommi Avicolli Mecca
Graphic Novels
Book Cover Title
Image of Awkward and definition book cover Awkward and definition
Ariel Schrag
Image of The essential Dykes to watch out for book cover The essential Dykes to watch out for
Alison Bechdel
Image of The essential Dykes to watch out for book cover The essential Dykes to watch out for
Alison Bechdel
Image of 12 days book cover 12 days
June Kim
Image of Eerie queerie! book cover Eerie queerie!
Shuri Shiozu
Image of Y square plus book cover Y square plus
Judith Park
Best of the Decade
Book Cover Title
Image of Boy meets boy book cover Boy meets boy
David Levithan
Image of The full spectrum: a new generation of writing about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other identities book cover The full spectrum: a new generation of writing about gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and other identities
David Levithan & Billy Merrell
Image of Geography Club book cover Geography Club
Brent Hartinger
Image of Hello, cruel world: 101 alternatives to suicide for teens, freaks, and other outlaws book cover Hello, cruel world: 101 alternatives to suicide for teens, freaks, and other outlaws
Kate Bornstein
Image of Kissing Kate book cover Kissing Kate
Lauren Myracle
Image of Likewise book cover Likewise
Ariel Schrag
Image of Luna: a novel book cover Luna: a novel
Julie Anne Peters
Image of Parrotfish book cover Parrotfish
Ellen Wittlinger
Image of The perks of being a wallflower book cover The perks of being a wallflower
Stephen Chbosky
Image of Rainbow boys book cover Rainbow boys
Alex Sanchez
Image of Revolutionary voices: a multicultural queer youth anthology book cover Revolutionary voices: a multicultural queer youth anthology
edited by Amy Sonnie